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GUEST BLOG: A WOMAN IN THE MIST AT LAMPERI

My cousin Namgyal Tshering from Bhutan wrote this piece which is a typical ghost storytelling most Bhutanese people would have grown up listening to and be completely petrified. He shared it on his Facebook page and with his permission, I am … Continue reading

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Writing is for Life and not just for November

The month of November is dedicated as a NaNoWriMo challenge month which is a National Novel Writing Month, held every year since 1999 where you can take part via the internet to record your progress. They have a local group managed by … Continue reading

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Happy Blessed Rainy Day

Blessed Rainy Day is celebrated as one of the religious holidays in Bhutan which also marks the end of the rainy season and the beginning of harvest time. This year it is on the 23rd of September. On this day … Continue reading

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Lhabab Duchen – The Descending Day of Lord Buddha

This year on November 20th it is marked as Lhabab Duchen which is translated as the day when Buddha descended from the Heaven of Thirty-Three gods after he was begged to return to earth by one of his disciples. He … Continue reading

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Blessed Rainy Day

Blessed Rainy Day is  on the 23rd of September this year. It is celebrated as one of the religious holidays in Bhutan which also marks the end of the rainy season and the beginning of harvest time. On this day of all unlike … Continue reading

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Prince William and Kate in Bhutan

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and his wife Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge of Great Britain are due to visit Bhutan on 14th April. Our King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and his Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan will be their host … Continue reading

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Our Fourth King the Jangchub Sempa

The vision that conjured up in my mind when I think of our fourth Druk Gyelpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck, refer to as the K4 (the Fourth King of Bhutan) by the Bhutanese is that of a supreme enlightened being the … Continue reading

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